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OMB Seeks IT Specialist to Work on Cybersecurity Programs

JobAdThe Office of Management and Budget has announced a vacancy for a full-time position as information technology specialist, which will be filled under the Office of Personnel Management‘s direct hire authority.

A notice posted Thursday on USAJobs indicated that the IT specialist will serve a term of two to four years and directly report to the cyber and national security unit chief within OMB’s office of e-government and IT.

The position’s responsibilities include cybersecurity-related policy development, subject-matter expertise and the implementation of IT oversight reforms.

The IT specialist will also assess policies, procedures, programs and challenges for the cybersecurity workforce and review agency performance on cybersecurity based on Cross Agency Priority goals, Federal Information Security Management Act metrics and other requirements.

OMB noted that the incumbent will work with other units, including relevant resource management offices and several organizations within the Department of Homeland Security.

The application period is open through Oct. 28 or by the date that OMB receives 300 applications.

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